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Medicare pullouts for 2000 are mounting. Sentara plans to drop the Norfolk, Va., area's only Medicare+Choice plan next year. Harvard Pilgrim will abandon western Massachusetts, and HIP will leave Tampa.... Contraception coverage is a big state-level issue. Georgia, Hawaii, and Vermont passed coverage mandates this year; 28 states and Puerto Rico are considering them.... The AMA lost $5.4 million in 1998, a year in which it spent $16.6 million (fifth in the U.S.) on lobbying. When it pumped $8 million into lobbying in '97, AMA was the biggest spender in the nation.... The Foundation for Accountability is analyzing test results of its children's quality-of-care measures. It will ask National Committee for Quality Assurance to include them in HEDIS in 2001.

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HAP, a subsidiary of Henry Ford Health System, is a nonprofit health plan providing coverage to individuals, companies and organizations. This executive develops strategies to meet membership and revenue targets through products, pricing, market segmentation and advertising.  Aligns business among Business Development, Commercial Sales, Medicare and Public Sector Programs and Product Development. Seeks to enhance and be responsible for business development and expansion through the development of an effective product portfolio, strong interpersonal relationships and service excellence.

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